Imphal June 23,
Mantripukhri Battalion of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) conducted a friendly basketball match at Sawombung Company Operation Base (COB) on 22 Jun 2019.
The basketball match was organised by Sawombung COB and played between the team of Royal Development Organisation, Phaknung village and troops of Sawombung COB. The match was aimed at fostering competitive spirit and sportsmanship amongst youth of the area. The match was played with full vigour and enthusiasm showcasing true team spirit by the teams. Both the teams gave their best efforts on the field. At the end of the match, both the winning and the runners up teams were felicitated with tokens of appreciation. The event concluded with tea and refreshments for all.
The players and the locals were delighted and expressed their gratitude to the Assam Rifles for organising the sports event. They also requested to conduct more such events for promoting sports in future as well.